So, you’re a freelancer like me? Well done, or should I say “my condolences”?
It’s tough to be a freelancer.
Some people say that freelancers work 80 hours a week to avoid working 40 hours a week. I personally believe that we love the freedom of being able to choose which job to accept, the ability to fire a client if we don’t like them and the flexibility of the work…but we still need some guidance in order to be good freelancers. So here’s my story.
I started working as a freelancer when I decided to quit my job as … Read the rest
Last week we contacted a few other home based or small business Mums and Dads and asked them all a question:
“What is your favourite motivational technique or tool to use when you need to change a bad day into a great day?”
The answers we got were great. Some of them very sensible and down to earth, some of them way out of the box and very entertaining.
As well as each answer, below you will find a short bio on each of the contributors and a link to find out some more information. These people all have different … Read the rest
Anyone who works in medicine knows that the hours are incredibly demanding – both physically and mentally. A working week can quickly go from the average of 30 hours to 80 hours or more. Add a child on top of this and it can seem impossible to juggle both a medical career and a family!
Fortunately all is not lost – there are still options for mums who want to do both. With part-time and flexible work arrangements becoming increasingly common in the Australian workforce, there are more options than ever before.
In the United States, the number of part-time … Read the rest